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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying modern languages, large number of tutors for modern languages, best at university challenge.

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  1. Oriel College 77

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Fourth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Magdalen College 61

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 13th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  3. The Queen's College 61

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Second most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. St Catherine's College 58

    1. The most tutors for Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. St Peter's College 54

    1. Third most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Christ Church 53

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    2. Eighth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Somerville College 50

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 22nd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  5. St Hilda's College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St Edmund Hall 46

    1. Fifth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Pembroke College 46

    1. Sixth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Exeter College 46

    1. Seventh most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Balliol College 45

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. 19th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  10. St Hugh's College 42

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 16th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. New College 41

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 23rd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 36

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 21st most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. St John's College 35

    1. 12th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Worcester College 31

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
    2. 18th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Wadham College 31

    1. 10th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St Anne's College 29

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 24th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Trinity College 28

    1. Ninth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Keble College 26

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 23 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 25th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Hertford College 26

    1. 11th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Jesus College 23

    1. 17th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Brasenose College 21

    1. 14th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Merton College 19

    1. 20th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Lincoln College 11

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 27th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  24. University College 5

    1. 26th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 10
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 4
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0

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